Bibliography of English Language Scholarship on Ezra Pound

Assembled and edited by Archie Henderson and Roxana Preda





  1. The Correspondence of Ezra Pound and the Frobenius Institute, 1930-1959. Ed. Erik Tonning. Annotations, Glossary, and Bibliography by Archie Henderson. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2024. Contents: Introduction: The Correspondence of Ezra Pound and the Frobenius Institute, 1930-1959, by Erik Tonning, 1-19; The Correspondence of Ezra Pound and the Frobenius Institute, 1930-1959, 21-228; Commentary, 229-280: 1. Between Opportunity and Oppression: Leo Frobenius and His Institute during the Third Reich, by Richard Kuba, 231-241; 2. "European Paideuma": Ezra Pound's Mediterranean Modernism, by Erik Tonning, 243-251; 3. Pound, Spengler, and Frobenius: Toward a NEW Paideuma,by Ronald Bush, 253-266; 4. Out of von Humboldt: Science, Aesthetics, and Obscurity in The Cantos, by Kenneth Haynes, 267-280: Appendix 1. Ezra Pound: Three Articles on Frobenius, 281-306; Appendix 2. Douglas C. Fox: Two Articles on Frobenius, 307-328; Glossary, 329-354; Bibliography, 355-371; List of Contributors, 373; Index 375-381.
  2. Makkouk, Katrina.  Invoking the Spirits: The Occult Influences In Ezra Pound’s Pisan Cantos. Vimmerby, Sweden: Trapart Books, 2024.




  1. Wang, Bowen. "Intermedial Modernism: Mina Loy, E. E. Cummings, and Poet-Painter Artisthood." Diss. Trinity College, the U of Dublin, 2024 [3. "A draughtsman of words": Cummings' Prosodic Intermediality, 125-170]. Free online.



  1.  Ezra Pound and the Spanish World. Eds. Viorica Patea, John Gery and Walter Baumann. Clemson: Clemson Universiy Press, 2024.



  1. Davenport, Guy. The Geography of the Imagination: Forty Essays. Boston: Godine Nonpareil, 2024 [orig. pub. North Point P, San Francisco, 1981] [The House that Jack Built, 45-60; Seeing Shelley Plain, 135-140; Persephone's Ezra, 141-165; The Pound Vortex, 165-168; Ezra Pound 1885-1972, 169-176]. Free online (North Point P edition).
  2. Romer, Stephen. Chaos and the Clean Line: Writings on Franco-British Modernism. Cambridge, Eng.: Legenda, Modern Humanities Research Association, 2024. [V. Eliot in Purgatory -- 35. 'The passionate moment': Untranslated Quotation in Pound and Eliot, 227 -- VI. Pound and Paradise -- 36. 'One Eucalyptus Pip': Rapallo of Mind and Memory, 241-244 -- 37. Venus at Terracina: Pound and the 'Mediterranean Sanity,' 245-253 -- 38. 'The fine thing held in the mind': Painterliness, Enamelling, and Overlay in Pound's Early Poems and Cantos, 254-262 -- 39. Pound in the Library of America, 263-266 -- 40. 'Templum Aedificavit': Ezra Pound and Architecture, 267-293].
  3. Steel, Conrad. The Poetics of Scale: From Apollinaire to Big Data. Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2024 [2. Zukofsky's Feeling for History, 66-110].






  1. Bareis, J. Alexander. "The 'Most Ideal' Peter Handke?: Aesthetics and Ethics as Criteria for the Nobel Prize in Literature." Journal of World Literature 9.1 (Mar. 2024): 133-148. Free online and here.
  2. Hammoud, Faten. "Ezra Pound: Anti-Semitism, Cantos and Confucianism." American Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Research (AJHSSR) 8.2 (February 2024): 193-201. Free online and here.
  3. Parker, Richard. "Ezra Pound." Robert Lowell in Context. Eds. Thomas Austenfeld and Grzegorz Kość. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2024. 130-139. Chapter summary.
  4. Su, Kent. "The Chinese Aesthetics of the Admonitions Scroll at the British Museum." Cultures of London: Legacies of Migration. Eds. Charlotte Grant and Alistair Robinson. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2024. 63-68.
  5. Verhoeff, Walter. "'Opportunist? Rightly Opportunist!': Historical Materialism in Ezra Pound's Eleven New Cantos (1934)." The New Scholar: Leiden Student Journal of Humanities 2 (Feb. 2024). Free online and here.



  1. Gery, John. Rev. of Modernism's Metronome: Meter and Twentieth-Century Poetics, by Ben Glaser. Modern Language Review 119.1 (January 2024): 145-147. Excerpt and first page.
  2. Sacks, Sam. "'The Geography of the Imagination' Review: Guy Davenport's Genius." Rev. of The Geography of the Imagination: Forty Essays, by Guy Davenport (Boston: Godine Nonpareil, 2024). The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 19, 2024. Excerpt.
  3. Voss, Hannah. Rev. of H.D. and Bryher: An Untold Love Story of Modernism, by Susan McCabe. Feminist Modernist Studies, Published online: 24 Jan. 2024. First page.



  1. Sinclair, Vanessa. "Katrina Makkouk on the Occult Influences in Ezra Pound's Pisan Cantos." Rendering Unconscious episode 283, Feb. 18, 2024. Katrina Makkouk talks about her new book Invoking the Spirits – The Occult Influences in Ezra Pound's Pisan Cantos (Trapart Books, 2023). Podcast and here and here.

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